Dec 04, 2023

Apra data superannuation fundsAustralia’s financial regulator, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Apra), has proposed to increase the volume of data it collects from superannuation funds.

Nov 24, 2023

Binance, the crypto exchange founded in China, has seen investors pull close to US$1 billion from the platform following the resignation of its chief executive Changpeng Zhao.

Nov 16, 2023

wisdomTree JP Morgan Apollo tokenisation POC launchETF provider WisdomTree has collaborated with JP Morgan and alternative investment firm Apollo to execute a proof of concept (PoC) aiming to illustrate the feasibility of utilising blockchain technology in model portfolio rebalancing.

Nov 02, 2023

India’s asset management industry is considering plans to introduce a new high-risk, high-return category of mutual funds.

Oct 26, 2023

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a public consultation on its proposal to streamline the regulatory framework for fund managers.

Oct 19, 2023

Asset managers should focus on engagement rather than divestment when it comes to net zero, according to Singapore’s financial regulator.

Oct 18, 2023

Australia is the latest country to propose a licensing regime for crypto exchanges.

Oct 16, 2023

One of the most prominent figures in the Chinese asset management market is under investigation by authorities.

Sep 29, 2023

China, regulatorsRegulators in China are set to expand its cross-border wealth management initiative.

Sep 04, 2023

Indonesia, golden visa schemeThe Indonesian government has launched a golden visa scheme in an effort to attract more international investors.


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Investing in tomorrow’s world

investmentAt times like these, HSBC Asset Management easily pivots towards emerging markets.

The spotlight on growth markets and the need to be nimble and dynamic is ever-sharper, given the difficulty in predicting monetary policy in the world’s major nations.

Sponsored feature: Navigating the complexities of FX execution and currency risk

A comprehensive, cost-effective, and transparent currency overlay hedging solution is crucial to mitigate FX exposure risks in the complex landscapes of Japan and China's FX markets, explains Hans Jacob Feder, PhD, global head of FX services at MUFG Investor Services.


Transitioning to an era of scarcity

The world is transitioning from an era of commodity abundance to one of undersupply. Ben Ross and Tyler Rosenlicht of Cohen & Steers believe this shift may result in significant returns for commodities and resource producers over the next decade.

Asia credit: An outsized winner in the region’s energy transition?

Ross Dilkes, fixed income portfolio manager at Wellington Management, examines the opportunities and risks for bond investors presented by the region’s decarbonisation agenda.

A quiet revolution in Japan’s corporate governance

revolution, Japan, corporate governance, Shareholders, corporate, governance, standards, improvement, Tetsuro Takase, SuMi TrustShareholders in Japan no longer accept below-par corporate governance standards. Changes are taking place, but there are still areas for improvement, says Tetsuro Takase at SuMi Trust.

Why rising demand for healthcare is creating investment opportunities in China

rising demand, healthcare, investment, opportunities, China, Robert St Clair, Investment Strategy, Fullerton Fund ManagementRobert St Clair, head of investment strategy at Fullerton Fund Management, explores the reasons investors should be paying attention to the rising demand for healthcare in China.

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